If there’s an opportunity for the British public to gather around the television, and show their support for a contestant battling it out for a once in a lifetime opportunity, you can be sure that the British public gather and vicariously enjoy the experiences of the contestants.
Over the years, … Read more
This summer, London was set alight once again as the capital played host to a major world sporting event; the IAAF and IPC World Championships took place in the Olympic Stadium, with Britain once again united behind its extraordinary athletes. Although sporting highlights included the GB Men’s triumphant 4x100m relay … Read more
July may seem an odd time to be writing about beginnings and endings, but events in my own life have prompted me to think about such concepts. Why you may ask? Times have been changing in the Abraham household. My eldest daughter ensconced at Edinburgh University; my son A levels … Read more
With a house full of exam takers presently across University, A & GCSE levels and knowing, given my line of work, that professional accountancy exams are on the horizon, my memory is drawn to my own youth and with a gratitude knowing that exams are in the past! However, as … Read more
Most people would argue that they feel most motivated to get fit and achieve great things on January 1st of each year. I think it’s fair to say a lot of us also feel very motivated the Sunday afternoon of the London Marathon which is always a heart-warming and inspirational … Read more
I must apologise for the delay in sending out this month’s newsletter, but those of you who know my affection for the oval shaped ball game will appreciate I needed the Six Nations to come to its end, allowing all the events to unfold before reporting back. Indeed, what a … Read more
It’s the end of a long January and month of muddled weather – and for those who battled through dry January I applaud your fortitude, when there was much to drive you to drink. We’re not exactly off to a flying start in 2017 globally, namely due to one man … Read more
As Big Ben struck midnight on the 31st of last month, we all raised our glasses and toasted the New Year in and cheered as we bid farewell to 2016 – a year of major events for the UK and USA.
I have held off in writing the January … Read more
For those of you that scan an eye over my monthly musings you will no doubt be sensitive to my more than passing interest in all matters sport (we will quickly gloss over the English cricket tour as that did not appear to be sport for the English team!). As … Read more